Of Procrastination and Printscreens: Moodboard after reading updates..LATE :’) [list of 10 that gave me the most random emotions]
Moments when you receive ‘surprise’ replies or unexpected messages and read them late, give you a lot of smiles the time you read them (or frowns, you know ;) yet bring you back to the time it was sent to you, and give you more hints of regret that you should’ve opened your accounts earlier, even at least once a week. So after some time of being inactive again in my fashion online spaces, here’s a random moodboard. Weird list. That’s what compensating for procrastination maybe does? LOL!
Here are ten of the updates—excluding my facebook that I haven’t opened for a year because I don’t know where to begin when I open it—that gave me the most random emotions. <THEY ARE IN RANDOM ORDER>
(Also includes some of the stuff I already read before [like last summer], but still read late [like it was given last February] Sigh I should stop procrastinating, seriously.)
- FanGirl mode: When the best fashion blogger in the world (for me and for some) replies to you..
I can’t explain how happy I was when I read this. I mean, I didn’t expect to get a reply from ate Camille! And now, I already met her twice (last Candy Style Awards and Bloggers United 3) She was the one I wrote the article "Not only a style icon, but also a role model" for. :”)
- When a Lookbook friend that you want to be featured at Candy Style Files got featured already! Yey! :)
Ate Lovely Bulatao of Lovely-Vogue is at Candy Style Files! Yehey :D I remember messaging her because I really think she has what it takes to appear in one of Candy’s pages. She was hesitant at first but thankfully she was convinced later on. And now she’s featured, I can’t help but smile!!! Weeeee :) But what made me smile more, is she didn’t forget our convo pala. Her short message gave me a big grin. So sad, though, that I read her message which was sent last May, just now (July) :O
- When a blogger appreciates what you wrote about her even without you sending her a notice. Unexpected!
This is really OVERwhelming. (I love you, ate AnaGon!) She is not only one of the best style bloggers, but one of the kindest, realest (if that’s the correct superlative), and most down-to-earth bloggers everrrrrr. Of course I can’t exclude how kind she really is in my BU post :’)))
- When you receive invites to events and launchings of some brands you adore—and read them after the events were finished: FRUSTRATING.
I wasn’t able to recount how many “sayang’s” I said after reading these :( (to lovelies outside the Philippines, sayang is the tagalog word for regret)
- When a very dear friend of yours sends you a Tumblr Ask—not to ask, but to tell you “I miss you.” in French :’)
Favorite ko to! :) TA from Renee :’D (The awesome person + awesome friend I was talking to here.) BBDear, I miss you!! I know you know it but yes, I will still say it. :c (Ugh Diliman took my friends away from me! Chos :o) Balik ka na dito LB :) Joke, I mean visit us hehe. At I hope magblog ka na ulit!!
- When you look at your Lookbook account after one year and be thankful for the people you didn’t expect to be there.
One year ago: (because I didn’t knew how to printscreen then, haha!)
One year in Lookbook taught me so many things, and caused me to meet so many stylish and kind people :’) Thanks to Candymag for being the way for me to discover this website! I will post about hints of my lookbook story next time :)
- When people appreciate your advise—and friendship, even not IRL and just online.
Two of the Lookbook comments in my profile months ago :’) I can’t help but smile when I realize that my advise, even in little things, make other people happy. These girls are just two of my Lookbook pals, and we learn together and exchange advises to each other. Shaynna—check her blog here!—is one of my closest Lookbook friends since last year. (And hopefully before 2013, we’ll meet in person! :) On the other hand, I met Bey recently this summer. (Welcome ulit, dear! Sobrang napangiti ako ng comment mo :))
- Unexpected E-mails.
"…Bored, I typed into google, I wrote something and I hate it. And your fashion blog came up. The post of what you hate. I also noticed your Philippians 4:13 at the top.
So I had a bit of a more lookie at your bio.
I don’t really know why I’m telling you this. I have so much to do. I am in year eleven, just turned sixteen, a girl growing up in Western Australia and am emailing you for some reason.
Sorry this is so random, but you sound kinda splendid.
I am fully in love with God. And randomly felt to pray for you. And I wanted to email you. Not so sure why. But anyway, I have wasted enough of your time now.
My name is …”
^When you receive a random e-mail from someone who lives at the other side of the planet, and prays for you :) Btw, this was a response to a post I didn’t think to be read by other people since it was a random, wordy, emotional, personal post supposedly put on my personal blog but found its way to my style blog. So it’s really unexpected, but I’m grateful for it. ..Dear ______, if you’ll read this, I am so thankful to God He led you to my blog to pray for me. I love, need and appreciate prayers sooo much. I hope you read my e-mail reply even if it was late!!!! :)
^When God gives you opportunities to learn and make a difference. Overwhelming *u* (Thaaaaaaaaaaank You, Lord!) This is a miracle, I passed my application at the last minute—literally. 11:59 PM of July 11 so, my answers were rushed :( But God really makes the impossible possible. :)
- When you suddenly had a convo with the very down-to-earth WonderWoman and almost met but didn’t [meet] yet: Bittersweet.
It all started when I retweeted one of WonderWoman's tweets. She was really really nice. Also, it was my very first time to hear one of the bloggers I look up to tell me "…I hope I get to meet you someday…" OMG so I was jumping in front of the PC then! I know it’s just a tweet and not a lotto jackpot but, fangirls, you understand me, right?
To cut the story short, we ‘almost’ met last Bloggers United 3 :( But since, you know (if you read my BU post), I didn’t make it to the time between 2-5pm. Sayang. But I know I’ll meet her soon. In God’s time :D
- When a late reply is sent (and the receiver reads it late, too) but still means a lot!
Ate angela is one of the friendliest persons you’ll meet in Tumblr! Visit her inspiring blog here!
- When you receive a Tumblr Ask reply via e-mail from Your Fashion Inspiration :D
Since I don’t open email@example.com that much, I just saw this and really, I can’t count my smiles then :) Iba pala talaga yung feeling pag yung blogger ang nagsabi sa reader na “I hope to meet you soon!” Parang baligtad dapat pero :”> Thanks, ate Nika. I love your blog, too! I mean, who doesn’t? :)
…Looking at these (as well as those I haven’t printscreened) I am feeling a lot of mixed emotions. I hope I will overcome procrastination soon.
A dreamer shouldn’t be a procrastinator. Yet a lot of dreamers are, and oh, I am one of them :O
By the way, before I end up oveeeer-talking again, God bless your week ahead loveliesss! Mine’s a truly busy one, and I think yours is, too. :) [We can do all things through Christ Who strengthens us! Philippians 4:13]
This was drafted last July 21, 2012